Wed, Jan 28, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Dutch fund of hedge funds manager Kempen hires two senior portfolio managers

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - Kempen Capital Management (KCM) announced that Igor Puljic and Marjoleine van der Peet will join the Hedge Funds team at their firm in Amsterdam.

Igor Puljic (36) will join KCM’s Hedge Funds team in May as senior portfolio manager. Igor has thirteen years of manager selection experience. Most recently, he spent eight years at London-based Key Asset Management where he was deputy CIO and portfolio manager for the firm’s flagship multi-strategy fund of hedge funds. Igor studied Banking & International Finance at the City University of London and is a CFA and FRM Charterholder.

Igor Puljic: “I am very excited to be joining such a high quality organization which has a strong reputation in the hedge fund industry."

Marjoleine van der Peet (38) will also start as senior portfolio manager for KCM’s Hedge Funds team in July. She has ten years of manager selection experience, the first three years as investment consultant at Watson Wyatt and the last seven years as senior investment analyst and portfolio manager at GAM Plc in London. Marjoleine holds a Master in Financial Economics from the University of Amsterdam and is a CFA Charterholder.

Marjoleine van der Peet: “I look forward to my new role at Kempen Capital Management and to work in an experienced team of professionals who share the same investment philosophy.”

Theo Nijssen, Head of Hedge Funds at KCM: “We believe that with their relevant backgrounds and international experience Igor and Marjoleine will be a great addition to our Hedge Funds team.”

KCM manages two funds of hedge funds, Kempen Orange Investment Partnership and Kempen Non-Directional Partnership, for both institutional investors and private clients. Aggregate AUM across these funds was USD 738 million per 31 March 2013.

press release

www.kempen.nl

Bg

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - U.S. investors favor currency hedged Europe ETFs as euro tumbles, Quants win back investors as Swiss franc fuels volatility gains, David Einhorn's $7bn hedge fund is loading up on this stock, Hedge fund BlueMountain Capital unveils Ocwen Financial short, claims default on notes[more]

    U.S. investors favor currency hedged Europe ETFs as euro tumbles From Reuters.com: U.S. investors stung by the falling euro who want to stay invested in Europe are turning to exchange-traded funds designed to strip out the impact of the region's currency. The biggest among so-called "cur

  2. News Briefs - Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing, Winklevoss twins to launch bitcoin exchange with FDIC insured deposits, Robertson’s legacy from hedge funds to New Zealand, Real estate managers exploring smaller open-end funds[more]

    Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing It is the Facebookification of monetary investing. From social networking platforms that enable young investors to stick to every other's stock-picking mojo, to internet sites for initially-timers hungry for a piece of the Silicon Valley

  3. Comment - Why invest in hedge funds if they don't outperform the market?[more]

    From Forbes.com: Hedge funds have always been a bit exotic and an enigma to some, but bottom line they are supposed to produce good returns using a range of strategies including global macro, event driven and relative value (arbitrage). And, sophisticated or high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) could

  4. Owen Li 'truly sorry' for blowing up $100m of hedge fund’s assets[more]

    From CNBC.com: A hedge fund manager told clients he is "truly sorry" for losing virtually all their money. Owen Li, the founder of Canarsie Capital in New York, said Tuesday he had lost all but $200,000 of the firm's capital—down from the roughly $100 million it ran as of late March. "I take r

  5. Indices - Barclay CTA Index gains 7.71% in 2014; largest traders return 12.31% for the year, Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index family outperforms investable hedge fund index counterparts in 2014[more]

    Barclay CTA Index gains 7.71% in 2014; largest traders return 12.31% for the year The Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge gained 7.71% in 2014. The Barclay BTOP50 Index, which measures performance of the largest CTAs, was up 12.31% in 2014. “The BTOP50 had a strong finish, e